Last month at the King of Coolum Thundercats race there was an emergency situation whereby 2 boats collided together at high speed. A man was knocked unconscious He was filling up with water and he was laying there, looking lifeless, with his mate trying to help him," said one of the spectators. On lookers praised the efforts of the race organising committee who immediately deployed surf-lifesaving rescuers and first-aid teams. "The passenger of the boat yelled out for help and people have j...
When we deliver our First Aid Courses we receive a lot of great questions. One of the most common questions asked during the training session is “Can I be successfully sued if I provide first aid"? A ‘Good Samaritan’ is defined in legislation as a person acting without expecting financial or other reward for providing assistance. First aiders should not be concerned about being sued if they come to the aid of a fellow human in need as long as they do not act recklessly and try to avoid furth...
I was watching the Australian Rugby Test last Saturday with a friend and he asked me to explain the rules of Rugby to him. I thought about the question as the answer would have to be very technical in nature, so instead of a very technical answer, I said that öne guy picks the ball up and runs until someone stops him and they start again. A simple explanation for a complicated set of rules. Have you ever experienced being on the receiving end of an overload of information? We’ve all sat thro...
Do you have a group of employees, in Noosa, Caloundra, Maleny, or Maroochydore who require training in First Aid? Are members of your team due for the CPR for Senior First Aid renewal. Well our nationally recognised First Aid courses may just be the answer you were looking for. Some of the benefits of delivering Group training at your workplace include 1. Tailored To Suit Your Business’ Schedule Group first aid courses, are an excellent option for Sunshine Coast workplaces that require train...
Imagine taking advantage of one of the many Sunshine Coast bushwalks. Perhaps walking through Kondillila National Park, Glasshouse Mountains National Park or even at Noosa National Park. Whilst these bush walks are popular and usually frequented by many adventure seekers, what if a situation does occur, perhaps you wander off the trails or tracks an injury or slip may occur. Recently we went on a bush trail on a Sunday afternoon, my partner slipped on a greasy rock ledge near a creek crossin...
The name Senior First Aid certificate is what a lot of people refer to when they talk about completing a first aid course. If you have completed your Senior First Aid course it is recognised that you have the basic skills and knowledge to assist people if an injury or emergency does occur. However the term "Senior First Aid" is actually old terminology for the current First Aid Course. In fact the last time it was officially called Senior First Aid was way back in 2008. Today's Senior First ...
On the Sunshine Coast, there are multiple business environments which need to be considered when ensuring you have followed your Work Health and Safety obligations. Especially if there is an emergency and first aid is required. 1. My business has multiple sites on the Sunshine Coast or throughout Australia Immediate first aid treatment can be vital in reducing the effects of an injury or illness. In some cases, for example, treating a sudden cardiac arrest, time can be the difference between...
All employers should make an assessment of their first aid needs based on the hazards and risks associated with their Sunshine Coast Workplace. First Aid can and does save lives and your level of provision should be adequate and appropriate to your workplace situation. A few points to consider when determining the level of First Aid Trained and certified employees may include the nature and type of workplace (office environment vs. outdoors environment) the makeup of your workforce (age, dem...

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